Exeter Cathedral

Coach from London to Exeter

From £13 one-way*

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Departures: up to 6 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).

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Coach from London to Exeter

Fancy leaving the capital behind for a relaxing visit to Exeter? With coaches leaving up to 4 times a day and fares from £13 one-way*, this service is one of the most convenient and cost-effective ways to Exeter possible.

London to Exeter journey information
Fastest journey time 4 hrs 20 mins
Cheapest price From £13 *
Distance (approx) 312km
No. of stops 1 (other services use further stops)
First & last journey daily 8.30am/23.00pm (from London Victoria Coach Station)

Our London to Exeter services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

404 coach towards Plymouth

Our 404 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Chippenham, Town Bridge
  • Bath Bus Station
  • Taunton Deane Services
  • Exeter (Honiton Road)
  • Exeter (Sidwell Street)

406 coach towards Penzance

Our 406 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Weston-super-Mare Coach Station
  • Bridgewater Coach Station
  • North Petherton
  • Taunton (Park Street)
  • Taunton Deane Services
  • Exeter (Sidwell Street)

501 coach towards Totnes

Our 501 service travels up to 2 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Sedgemoor Services (M5)
  • Exeter (Honiton Road)
  • Exeter (Sidwell Street)

504 coach towards Penzance

Our 504 service travels up to 2 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Heathrow Airport Central Bus Station
  • Reading (Mereoak Park & Ride)
  • Sedgemoor Services (M5)
  • Exeter (Sidwell Street)

London to Exeter route map

Departing from London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line. A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes from the city centre.

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Arriving in Exeter Coach Station

Exeter Coach Station is situated right on the edge of the city centre, a short walk from plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants to get you going after your journey.

You'll also be able to explore such attractions as Exeter Cathedral and the Royal Albert Memorial Museum with ease.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from London to Exeter?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 8.30am, arriving in Exeter at 13.20pm.

When is the last coach from London to Exeter?

The last coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 23.00pm, arriving in Exeter at 4.00am.

How much is the coach from London to Exeter?

A one-way journey from London to Exeter is available from £13*.

How do long does the coach take from London to Exeter?

Our fastest coach journeys from London to Exeter take 4 hrs 20 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from London to Exeter?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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